Our fifth instalment sees the Softcat Presales team highlight some of the recent changes and products that have been in development since Craig Lodzinski’s update video of last month. Starting off with the HP Split…
Softcat has ranked second in the prestigious Great Place to Work ‘Best Workplaces’ awards for the second year running. The award, announced at a gala dinner on 13th May, is testament to Softcat’s ability to maintain outstanding levels of employee satisfaction as it has grown by 28% over the past year while recruiting hundreds of new staff. Softcat was ranked in the large category, which is judged against companies with 500 staff or more.
Launching today, Softcat is now able to provide customers with a Partner Shared Support service for Cisco products. This comprises of telephone support, hardware replacement, field based engineer support and software updates. Softcare, has been developed in response to customer feedback and offers a solution very similar to Cisco SMARTnet, but with a few noticeable improvements.
Softcat's Craig Lodzinski heads to Microsoft's UK Head office to have a look at the new Microsoft Surface 3.
It has become the case that no industry presentation, or document, is complete unless the words “agile” or “agility” have been incorporated, but for many IT shops the thought of making operations agile is, frankly, as conceivable as the Captain of the Titanic successfully avoiding that fated iceberg; there is just no way it would have been possible without a thorough redesign of the ship, overhaul of the processes, and a re-plotting of the ship’s course.
I can’t help but play that Eminem track from 2002 in my head when I think about the re-launch of the VERITAS brand, “Guess who’s back, back again, VERITAS is back, tell a friend”.
Richard and Michaela from the Microsoft team at Softcat talk through some of the most common questions that they get asked around Microsoft Office 365.
In its fourth instalment, Softcat Presales team leader Craig Lodzinski talks through some of the big product and industry news that crossed their desk in the last few months.
Being a child of the 70’s, I was really into Star Wars (OK, I still am!) and Buck Rodgers on BBC 2 after school. The futuristic spaceships, outfits and wearable technology stimulated my imagination. Fast forward to today and while the outfits fortunately remain firmly in the past, some of the technologies have become reality – wearables in particular.
Last Friday hundreds of Softcat staff from regional offices across the UK made a heroic effort for Comic Relief, dressing as superheroes and cartoon characters and participating in various fundraising activities, raising over £10,000 for poor and disadvantaged people in the UK and the world’s poorest countries.